Daily Archives: October 3, 2018

Subir Bhaumik on Bangali solution

BJP ‘s mindless rhetoric 

There seems to be some kind of in-house competition within the BJP to rubbish neighbours to gain domestic mileage. This could have disastrous impact on the conduct of foreign...

INDIA-RUSSIA SUMMIT: INDIA TO SIGN A MULTI-BILLION DOLAR DEAL BY BUYING S-400 MISSILE SYSTEM...

Russian President Vladimir Putin will soon to visit India to attend the annual India-Russia summit in New Delhi. Before this visit, the top foreign policy aide Yury Ushakov said...

JUSTICE RANJAN GOGOI SWORN-IN AS THE 46TH CHIEF JUSTICE OF INDIA

Justice Ranjan Gogoi sworn-in as the Chief Justice of India at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Justice Ranjan Gogoi is the 46th Chief Justice of India after retired Justice Dipak Misra, who...

7 BNP LEADERS GRANTED BAIL

The High Court on Wednesday granted anticipatory bails to seven top BNP leaders including its secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir in a case filed with Hatirjheel police station,...

MOFA FEARS OF US-RUSSIA ‘CONFRONTATION’ IN AFGHANISTAN

The deputy foreign minister says there is a need for a consensus on Afghanistan among world powers and countries in the region. A senior official from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said that the United...

PAKISTAN STRESSES ON BROAD-BASED TIES WITH US

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi stressed on a broad-based relationship with the United States in a meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday. The high-level huddle between...

Bangladesh to hold talks with Emirates National Oil for LPG terminal

Bangladesh will hold talks with Dubai-based Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) to set up an liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) terminal in the country, a Dhaka-based official said on Tuesday. “ENOC...

China to assist Pakistan through increased FDI: Chinese envoy   

The Chinese ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing Tuesday said China will assist Pakistan to increase foreign direct investment (FDI) to come out of prevailing issues. He said this while addressing...

T-14 Armata in the spotlight as Indian Army chief visits Russia

Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat started his six-day visit to Russia on Monday in what is being seen as an attempt to lend impetus to the bilateral strategic...

Suicide bomber targets election rally in Nangarhar; 14 killed

An suicide bomber detonated his explosives at an election campaign rally of a parliamentary candidate in Nangarhar province on Tuesday afternoon. Local officials said the incident took place in Kama...

Transition chief appointed in Maldives to coordinate transfer of power

The Maldives Civil Service Commission on Tuesday appointed a new director general of transition to coordinate the transfer of power after Ibrahim Mohamed Solih won the recently concluded presidential...

Nepal, India mull cross border LPG, LNG pipeline

Following the successful collaboration on the 69-km-long Motihari (India) — Amlekhgunj (Nepal) oil pipeline, India and Nepal have agreed to explore the possibility of laying pipelines for LPG and...

China developing new weapon to hit submarines from space, new worry for India?

China is working on a dual-purpose laser-equipped satellite. Launched in May this year, Project Guanlan is aimed at gaining Chinese control of oceanic traffic surveillance and acquiring ability to...

Rafale being brought to attack Pakistan, says BJP

The Rafale fighter jets are being brought to attack Pakistan but the Congress was trying to give a "weapon" in Islamabad's hands by questioning the deal, the BJP said...

Asean FMs urge prosecution over Myanmar atrocities

Southeast Asian foreign ministers urged Myanmar to prosecute those responsible for a brutal military crackdown against its Muslim Rohingya minority, Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan told his country’s Parliament...

Bhutan gets ready for third general elections

Himalayan beauty Bhutan is going for its third national (general) elections on October 18. The nascent democracy of south Asia has already completed the primary round of polls on...

Fears of violence as Nepal cracks down on Maoist splinter group

A nationwide crackdown by the government of Nepal on a Maoist splinter group has raised fears of violence more than 10 years after the end of an armed communist...

Saudi Arabia, Pakistan discuss oil refinery project

The high-level Saudi delegation on a five-day visit to Islamabad held talks with Pakistani authorities on Monday in a cordial atmosphere as both sides discussed areas for potential investment,...

Bangladesh: the latest assault on free speech

Bangladesh already suffers poor standards when respecting freedom of expression, but a new set of laws will enable the government to suppress political dissent and free speech using brutal...

Amit Shah’s ‘migrant termites’ speech echoes leaders around the world who orchestrated mass violence

Speaking at rallies in Rajasthan and Delhi this month, Amit Shah called Bangladeshi migrants “termites” that are eating away at India. “Are you bothered because of illegal immigrants in...

India will lose to China by bowing to US diktat on Iran

What New Delhi says and does can be two different things, especially when it comes to confronting Donald Trump’s threat to penalise countries importing oil from Iran. When he...